A comparison of mic''ing techniques

Fort Wayne, IN (June 5, 2008) -- In addition to product demos, there were educational lectures by the experts at Sweetwater. Here''s a video of Sweetwater Productions Chief Engineer Chet Chambers comparing different mic''ing techniques on different guitars to show how each component affects the final sound:

He then explained similar techniques for mic''ing amplifiers, explaining how the placement of the mic in relation to individual speakers can affect the sound:

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